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Fri. 6:30 p.m.: Nearly 1,400 in Trumbull County without power

WARREN - Wind and equipment failures have left nearly 1,400 Ohio Edison customers in Trumbull County without power. A spokeswoman from Ohio Edison said Warren and other affected areas should have power restored by 9 p.m. The areas impacted are Warren, 1,100 customers; Champion, 50 ...

Fri. 2:54 p.m.: Kickoff for tonight’s WGH football game pushed back

WARREN - Kickoff for the Warren G. Harding and Ursuline football game tonight has been pushed back to 8 p.m. due to the risk of bad weather. Gates open at 7 p.m. at Mollenkopf Stadium. The Raider Band Parent-Senior Recognition scheduled for tonight has been canceled and will be rescheduled ...

Thu. 10 p.m.: Police seek tips in Frasca murder

NILES - Police are offering a $10,000 reward for any information that might help lead to the arrest of those responsible for the murder of Arlene Frasca. Frasca, 74, was found dead just before 11 p.m. Oct. 6, 2016, by police at the bottom of the basement stairs inside her home at 1626 Hiram ...

UPDATE Thur. 2:30 p.m.: U.S. 62 eastbound reopens after fatal crash

BROOKFIELD - A man was killed after a semi truck turned into the path of the Ford Windstar he was a passenger in just after 9 a.m. today on U.S. 62 in Brookfield, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The man died at Sharon Regional Hospital and his name is being withheld until his next ...

Thurs. 9:55 p.m.: Power outage hits downtown Warren business district

WARREN - Ohio Edison says a blown transformer is to blame for a power outage that has affected the city's downtown area including the Warren Police Department and Tribune Chronicle offices on South Street. More than 1,100 customers are affected, according to the Ohio Edison web site. The ...

Thurs. 12:10 p.m.: Officials: 3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite Aid center

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Three people were killed this morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said. A law enforcement official with knowledge of the shooting stressed that the number of dead is based on preliminary information. The official ...

Thurs. 9:35 a.m.: New landslide kills 21, buries houses in Philippines

NAGA, Philippines (AP) — A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain today, killing at least 21 people and sending rescuers scrambling to find survivors after some sent text messages pleading for help. The slide surged down on about 30 houses in two rural ...

Thur. 9:35 a.m.: Police: Teacher urged preschoolers to fight, posted video

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a teacher encouraged young children to fight at an Ohio preschool and posted a video of the brawls online. The Columbus Dispatch reports 30-year-old Chavay Williams, of Columbus, was charged Wednesday with 21 counts of child endangering. Court records ...

Thur. 9:30 a.m.: Moon to carry private message from Kim Jong Un to Trump

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A beaming South Korean President Moon Jae-in, freshly returned home today from a whirlwind three-day summit with Kim Jong Un, said the North Korean leader wants the U.S. secretary of state to visit Pyongyang soon for nuclear talks, and also hopes for a quick ...

Wed. 11:45 p.m.: 3 juveniles reported missing from CSB

WARREN - Three juveniles were reported missing this evening from Trumbull County Children Services on Reeves Road. A Trumbull County 911 supervisor said two female and one male juvenile were missing with concerns that one juvenile, Amelia Mahan, 11, is a severe diabetic. She has brown hair ...

Wed. 8:45 p.m.: Taking flight? Airport could land airline by 2019

YOUNGSTOWN - Daily commercial service returning to the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna by spring 2019 is "doable," according to Western Reserve Port Authority Executive Director John Moliterno. The airport has been without a commercial airline since Allegiant Air's last flight ...

Wed. 8:30 p.m.: Liberty increases fees for impound lot

LIBERTY - Township trustees by a 2-1 vote approved increasing the police impound lot fees to be in line with what other police departments are doing and also added an after-hours fee to allow people to get vehicles outside normal business hours. Trustee Chairman Arnie Clebone said Monday the ...

Wed. 8 p.m.: Church seeks list of accused priests now

YOUNGSTOWN - A parish in the Diocese of Youngstown is petitioning Bishop George Murry to release a list of priests removed from ministry for sexual abuse as soon as possible, but officials said the process will take time. Following the release last month of a Pennsylvania grand jury report ...

Wed. 1:15 p.m.: Warren city worker convicted of theft

WARREN - A Warren city employee was found guilty today on petty theft charges involving theft of a lawn mower from the city operations department. Griffing received a $100 fine and a sentence of 180 days in Trumbull County jail on Wednesday, but all of the jail time was suspended. The lawn ...

Wed. 11:45 a.m.: Court allows reporters to inspect slain family’s autopsies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Reporters can view preliminary autopsy reports and photos in the still-unsolved slayings of eight Ohio family members in one of the state's most notorious crimes, the Ohio Supreme Court said today. The court ruled unanimously in favor of the Cincinnati Enquirer, saying ...

Wed. 11:40 a.m.: Trump arrives in North Carolina to survey Florence damage

HAVELOCK, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump has arrived in storm-ravaged North Carolina to take in the devastation left by Florence. Trump traveled south this morning as the state was still grappling with massive recovery efforts. He was heading to a briefing at a Marine Corps air station ...

Wed. 11:40 a.m.: Remnants of Florence spawned 6 tornadoes in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that the remnants of Hurricane Florence spawned a total of six tornadoes in Virginia earlier this week. Five of the tornadoes on Monday were spread across the Richmond metro area. A sixth tornado hit Mecklenburg County, near ...

Wed. 11:25 a.m.: Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements today which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the premier pledge on denuclearization contained a big condition, with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ...

Tues. 9 p.m.: Bill would replace expiring funds for demos

WARREN - The Neighborhood Initiative Program, used by organizations like county land banks to demolish blight-ridden homes to promote neighborhood stabilization and revitalization, is set to expire in 2020. But there still will be numerous dilapidated houses, functionless factories and homes ...

Tues. 8 p.m.: City manager could have big payout

NEWTON FALLS — Village Manager Jack Haney could walk away with tens of thousands of dollars when he finishes his employment on Oct. 30. As of Tuesday, Haney has 236 hours of vacation time worth $10,178 and 1,031 hours of sick time worth $44,474, for a total of $54,652 that he could receive, ...